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Discover GocheGanas

A luxury lodge offering a unique combination of wildlife, nature and wellness experiences, GocheGanas sits on a hilltop overlooking a spectacular landscape, only 29 kilometres south east of Windhoek. A descriptive Damara name, meaning "Place of Camel Thorns, abounding with Candle-Pod Acacias" GocheGanas is a 6000 hectare nature reserve with 25 different wildlife species.

GocheGanas has 16 luxurious suites with private timber decks offering uninterrupted views over the Nature Reserve and the vast Auas mountains. A private outdoor shower provides the ultimate natural outdoor experience and night views from the bath via a skylight. GocneGanas provides world class spa facilities with heated indoor pool, outdoor pool, Kneipp showers, cave sauna and gym and fitness facilities. Namibian, wellness and vegetarian cuisine can be enjoyed at either the Hilltop Restaurant offering spectacular views over the plains or the Outdoor Restaurant for a truly back to nature experience. Themed menus and African styled BBQ's are all offered in the traditional outdoor kraal.

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Expert View

  • A place to indulge at the beginning or end a Namibian adventure
  • Each room has views of the surrounding wilderness
  • Safari activities plus cave visits, mountain biking and star gazing
  • A unique combination of wildlife, nature and wellness experiences

At a glance

  • 16 Chalets
  • All Ages
  • Open All Year
  • Family Rooms
  • Half Board

Our sustainable tourism rating

We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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INSIDER TIP

"The heated indoor swimming pool built under a cathedral-like masonry vault is the perfect Insta-brag spot."

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ACTIVITIES

Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.

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Sample Itineraries

TRIPS TO INSPIRE

From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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  • Flights and transfers included
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HOW TO BOOK

At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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